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Seen on Scene: At Art in the Park

Nainoa Koons, from left, 7, and twin siblings Makena and Maile Koons, 8, from Henderson were among the children that made bracelets, one to keep for themselves and one to send to a less fortunate child in one of 150 countries overseas, at the Operation Christmas Child booth at the 54th annual Art in the Park on Saturday.

Cindy and John Bacani of Henderson said they loved the diverse artwork and the food options at the 54th annual Art in the Park on Saturday in downtown Boulder City.

Ken Kunke brought daughters Morgan, 4, left, and Madilyn, 7, to Boulder City for their first Art in the Park experience Saturday, the 54th anniversary for the Boulder City Hospital Foundation’s primary fundraiser.

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This was Brenda Pe’o’s third year as a vendor at Art in the Park, where she said this year’s crowd was extremely responsive to her animal paintings Saturday, and she can’t wait to return next year.

Bernadette Swartwood and Bryan Caballero came to Art in the Park for the first time Saturday, and Swartwood said she was enthralled by the variety and quality of the art and food offerings at the event.

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Ally, left, and Cheree Brennan attended Art in the Park on Saturday and Ally, who was attending the event for the first time, said she loved the history and culture of the city and was impressed with the way the festival seemed to bring everyone together.

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The 54th annual Art in the Park festival took over downtown Boulder City on Saturday and Sunday, as people from all over Southern Nevada filled Wilbur Square, Bicentennial and Escalante parks.

More than 300 artists and craft vendors from around the Southwest flooded Boulder City on Saturday and Sunday for the 54th annual Art in the Park, one of the country’s largest outdoor juried art shows.

By Hunter Terry

Boulder City Review

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